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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 38th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 38th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011


Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 38th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 - ICC Cricket World Cup tournament of the 38th ODI match played between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai in 18th March 2011.

Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 38th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Highlights
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Kumar Sangakkara's century before Spinners Muttiah Muralitharan and Ajantha Mendis' combined 6-wickets helped to Sri Lanka comprehensive 112-run victory over New Zealand in a one-sided game of the 38th match of a World Cup.

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* Kumar Sangakkara made his first ODI century since June 2008.

* 145 : Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene set up the second-highest partnership for Sri Lanka against New Zealand in a World Cup.

* Kumar Sangakkara and Jayawardene have put together 4724 partnership runs in ODIs, which is the highest by a non-opening pair. This was also their tenth century partnership in ODIs, which puts them in second place, next only to the Sachin Tendulkar-Rahul Dravid pair, who have 11.

* 11 : Kumar Sangakkara equalled a joint third most centuries hit for Sri Lanka in One-day internationals, jointly with Marvan Atapattu and Aravinda de Silva.

* In World Cups, this was their third century partnership in ten innings, but the first against a Test-playing team. Only three other non-opening pairs have got three hundred stands in World Cups.

* 112 : This was third-highest victory by terms of runs for Sri Lanka against New Zealand in ODIs.

* Muttiah Muralitharan's bowling returns of 4 for 25 is his second-best in World Cups, next only to his 4 for 19 against Ireland in 2007.

* New Zealand's total of 153 is their fourth-lowest in a World Cup match, and their poorest against Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka scored decent total of 265-9 in 50 overs with top scorer by Kumar Sangakkara 111 - which was his 11th ODI hundred, his first century against New Zealand in ODIs and also his first ODI hundred in World Cup.

Mahela Jayawardene struck 66 off 90-balls including 6-fours and Angelo Mathews cracked a unbeaten 46 off 35-balls included four boundaries.

New Zealand best bowler by Tim Southee picked up 3-wickets, Nathan McCullum takes two-wickets, Scott Styris and Jacob Oram each took one-wickets.

New Zealand scored 153 for all-out in 35 overs with top scorer by Ross Taylor struck 33 off 55-balls including 3-fours and a six, James Franklin, Jacob Oram both scored 20-runs and Jesse Ryder 19.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Muttiah Muralitharan claimed a 4-wickets for 25-runs in 8-overs, Ajantha Mendis took 2-wickets, Nuwan Kulasekara, Angelo Mathews, Tillaknratne Dilshan and Lasith Malinga each took one-wickets.

Kumar Sangakkara named Player of the match for his spectacular batting display of scoring a 111-runs knocked off facing 128-balls including 12-fours and 2-sixes.